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U.S. ECONOMICS: Treasury Int'l Capital Flows: Foreigners Dump $153.5 Bln U.S. Assets in June

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June Treasury International Capital (TIC) flows data showed foreigners dumped $153.5 billion in total U.S. assets after buying a revised $33.1 billion in May (was $35.5 billion).

Net liquidations totaled $18.7 billion, unwinding the $18.6 billion in June purchases (revised from $19.4 billion). Overseas accounts sold $20.8 billion in Treasury coupons compared to $25.0 billion in prior purchases. They shed $3.6 billion in corporates too, while buying $3.4 billion in agency bonds, and $2.6 billion in stocks. The Netherlands was the biggest buyer of Treasury coupons with $5.7 billion, followed by Germany's $5.2 billion and Taiwan's $5.0 billion and Ireland's $5.0 billion. The U.K. was the largest seller of Treasury coupons at -$6.2 billion, followed by Thailand's -$4.2 billion, and -$2.6 billion from the Caribbean.

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